Community-Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Case Series

*, Veni E JK and Bhat, Gopalkrishna K and Shenoy, Shalini and Kumar, Pramod and *, Chakrapani M and Baliga, Shrikala (2015) Community-Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Case Series. Kathmandu University Medical Journal, 13 (1(49)). pp. 77-79.

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Community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) usually causes skin and soft tissue infections. However, community-acquired methicillin resistant S.aureus has been identified as a causative agent of many invasive infections like necrotizing fasciitis, pneumonia and bacteremia. Risk factors such as immunodeficiency and skin and soft tissue infections have been identified for acquiring bacteremia. We present four cases of bacteremia caused by communityacquired methicillin resistant S.aureus, risk factors and outcome.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bacteremia, community acquired, MRSA, mortality, risk factors
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Microbiology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Dermatology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2015 12:22
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2015 12:22

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